Historical Events In July - 23
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR on July - 23.
1960 On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on July - 23.
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on this day in history.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on July - 23.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on July - 23.
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 On this day in history 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on July - 23.
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on July - 23.
1968 On July - 23 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 On this day in history race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on July - 23.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on July - 23.
1971 On this day in history van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on July - 23.
1972 On this day in history the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 On July - 23 ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on July - 23.
1974 On this day in history greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on July - 23.
1976 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on this day in history.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on this day in history.
1979 On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter